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Shaibu hails Bendel Insurance FC after CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round win

Edo State Deputy Governor Rt. Hon. Phillip Shaibu has hailed Bendel Insurance FC for their penalty shoot-out CAF Confederation Cup win over Aso Chlef.

Nigeria’s CAF Confederation Cup representatives Bendel Insurance FC were beaten 1-0 in Algiers in the second leg, a result that levelled the aggregate score at 1-1.

An excited Shaibu took to his social media handle with congratulatory message for the Benin Arsenal, a team he once represented as a player before retiring in 2022.

Shaibu wrote ” Congratulations to our darling team Bendel Insurance FC Official for a quality performance and for securing a spot in the 2nd Preliminary Round of the 2023/2024 CAF Confedration Cup.

” Special recognition goes to Amas Obasogie for his outstanding performance and resilience in the goal line – saving one penalty in the regular time and two others in the shootouts when we thought all hope was lost – he is my man of the Match.

” Once again, Congratulations to the team for putting up a good fight.

” Adaaaaaaaa BENDEL!, ” the Edo State Deputy Governor wrote.

Bendel Insurance FC will face Morocco’s RSB Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup second qualifying round .

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